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Musical Theater

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  • Mark Twain, Neil Simon Plays Part Of Little Theatre Of Manchester's 2015 Season

    Mark Twain, Neil Simon Plays Part Of Little Theatre Of Manchester's 2015 Season
    MANCHESTER — Little Theatre of Manchester's 2015 season is characterized by "scheming, dreaming and fairy tales," including a play by Mark Twain. Announced at LTM's fundraiser on Saturday,the season begins in February with Twain's, "Is He Dead?"...
  • Theater just in time for Halloween

    Theater just in time for Halloween
    Local theaters are scaring up some spooky stage shows just in time for Halloween. A few performances will extend the frights-in-the-spotlights into November, such as: “Sťance,” Nov. 1 at Infinite Abyss in Wilton Manors “Phantom...
  • Haymarket troupe parlays small operas into big successes

    Haymarket troupe parlays small operas into big successes
    Haymarket Opera Company is the most notable success story among the newer Chicago groups specializing in historically informed performances of pre-classical music. Since its calling-card production of Handel's rarely performed "Aci, Galatea e Polifemo"...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29
    Event highlights for the weekend and beyond in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit:triblocal.com/events. Family 5K and health fair The...
  • Taylor Swift inspires Jimmy Kimmel to throw out his music booker

    Taylor Swift inspires Jimmy Kimmel to throw out his music booker
    Taylor Swift reignited a grudge Jimmy Kimmel has held for nearly 10 years: missing out on being the person who introduced the crossover star to the masses. Swift, 24, stopped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" to promote her upcoming first pop album "1989,"...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for the week of Oct. 26-Nov. 1

    DON'T MISS: "Death Comes to Pemberley" So much for the happily-ever-after that Jane Austen gave us in "Pride and Prejudice." In P.D. James' enticing mash-up of period drama and whodunit, Mr. Darcy (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth (Anna Maxwell) are six...
  • REVIEW: 'The Last Ship' at the Neil Simon Theatre

    REVIEW: 'The Last Ship' at the Neil Simon Theatre
    NEW YORK — As captain of “The Last Ship,” and the one who set this mostly autobiographical and wholly original Broadway musical on its daring course, the great songwriter Sting can take solace in his fleet of lovely melodies and sanguine...
  • 'Pippin' brings big-top wonders to Hollywood Pantages

    'Pippin' brings big-top wonders to Hollywood Pantages
    "Pippin," the Tony-winning revival that transformed Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's musical into a circus theatrical, has pitched its tent at the Hollywood Pantages, and it has been quite a while since this majestic old theater has held so much...
  • The girl can't help it: 'Carrie: The Musical' gets weird in Boca

    The girl can't help it: 'Carrie: The Musical' gets weird in Boca
    “Carrie: The Musical” is just as unwieldy, weird and wonderful as you’d imagine a show with such a contradictory title would be. At least, that’s the way it is as staged by Boca Raton’s Slow Burn Theatre, with direction and...
  • From jazz to tango, Regina Carter transcends genre

    From jazz to tango, Regina Carter transcends genre
    There's something uniquely moving about hearing folkloric music played at the highest concert level. When that happens, listeners encounter the songs of everyday life played with a technical virtuosity and tonal sheen they richly deserve but rarely...
  • Interviewing Ian Anderson: Solo tours, discs mean Jethro Tull to live on in music only

    Interviewing Ian Anderson: Solo tours, discs mean Jethro Tull to live on in music only
    Ian Anderson has been a member of British prog-rock band Jethro Tull for nearly five decades. He’s written and sung the majority of the songs that fill the group’s 21 studio discs, nine live albums and 15 compilations, which collectively...